OMI promotes the University's Mission by forging mutually beneficial partnerships.
The mission of the Office of Metropolitan Impact is to further develop the volume, value, and impact of mutually beneficial community partnerships for research, teaching, learning, and service and to enhance aspects of the Chancellor’s Metropolitan Vision as defining dimensions of University of Michigan-Dearborn.
Catch up on OMI programs in the news:
- Seed grant applications are under review and OMI will announce awardees soon! Community-Based Research and Community-Based Project seed grants will be awarded in amounts ranging from $500-$5,000. For more information, see our Seed Grant page.
OMI supports and increases the local impact of the UM-Dearborn campus in the Metro Detroit area by investing in collaborative projects and initiatives between community and university.
Our work lifts up faculty, supports student success, and increases the positive impact of community and university relationships. Just a few of our many projects are listed below.